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York U conference at Canada 150 to explore constitutional and governance challenges

TORONTO, September 28, 2017 – York University’s Glendon Campus is hosting Canada's Constitutional and Governance Challenges After 150 Years, a conference to explore the development of the country’s constitution in relation to economic stability, social justice and inclusion, globalization and climate change, on September 29 and 30. Scholars, community members and students will engage in […]

Aird & Berlis LLP stepping up with annual award to help York University startups succeed

TORONTO, September 20, 2017 ─ Toronto law firm Aird & Berlis LLP, together with its partner Randy Williamson, will support the next high potential venture to come out of York University’s entrepreneurship unit with a generous donation of cash and legal services. Aird & Berlis’s support for Innovation York’s entrepreneurship unit, LaunchYU, was announced at […]

Media Advisory: Conference To Feature Experts in Muscle Health

TORONTO, May 25, 2017 – From bone marrow to skeletal muscle and the role muscle mechanics plays in disease, the 8th annual Muscle Health Research Centre’s (MHRC) Muscle Health Awareness Day (MHAD8) will bring together leading experts in skeletal and cardiac muscle, metabolism, biomechanics and tissue engineering on Friday, May 26, 2017. The day-long conference, hosted […]

Media Advisory: York University experts available to discuss provincial budget

TORONTO, Thursday, April 27, 2017 – York University experts are available to discuss today’s provincial budget, including homelessness, a balanced budget, the housing market and infrastructure projects, climate change, provincial marijuana laws, as well as federal-provincial relations. Stephen Gaetz, Professor in the Faculty of Education and Director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, can comment […]

York U hosts Inclusion Day event: “The relationship between post-secondary institutions and Truth and Reconciliation”

TORONTO, January 26, 2017 – York University is hosting a symposium to explore the relationship between post-secondary educational institutions and Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, January 27. The event, which will also discuss Canada’s Syrian refugee resettlement efforts, marks York University’s eighth annual Inclusion Day celebrations. President and Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri will welcome the participants […]

Media Advisory: Summit focuses on economic strategies for underserved communities

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 – Creating strategies and opportunities for Canada’s disadvantaged and underserved communities, including youth, is the goal of a summit at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School this Thursday and Friday. The Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 will explore strategies and initiatives to remove barriers to inclusion. What: Creating Opportunities Summit 2017 Who: […]